Truck Accidents and Driving under the Influence

There are very few people who do not feel that drunk driving is a serious threat to public safety. However, while any instance of drunk driving is a serious concern, a trucker who drives while intoxicated could pose even more danger than the average driver. At the Long Island firm of Levine & Slavit, PLLC, we represent all types of … Read the rest

Single vs. Multiple Vehicle Motorcycle Accidents

New York motorcycle accidents lawyerBecause they’re smaller and more difficult to spot on the road, motorcycles are often involved in more accidents than other vehicles, and often involve a greater degree of personal injury, vehicle damage, and sometimes, death. Most motorcycle collisions involve one or more additional vehicles, meaning someone is at fault in the majority of such occurrences. If you’ve been involved in … Read the rest

Car Accidents and Teens: When the Law Becomes Personal

teen car accident lawyerThe headlines are often grim:

  • Three Teens Hurt in Long Island Car Crash
  • Two Teens Killed In Long Island Car Crash
  • Four Teens Dead in Long Island Car Crash

No wonder we have mixed emotions when our teen gets a driver’s license. As parents, we understand our children are on the cusp of adulthood, but we also know they do … Read the rest

Truck Accidents Caused by Faulty Equipment

Although Long Island is not as notorious for aggressive driving and congested streets as Manhattan, as a resident, you do encounter significant dangers from vehicles on the road. One of the biggest risks you face in Long Island stems from truck accidents and faulty equipment. Our streets are filled with trucks, from construction vehicles to moving vans, fire engines … Read the rest

Car Accidents and Aggressive Driving

As neighbor to a city that has long held a reputation for angry drivers, Long Island is not immune to car accidents caused by aggressive driving.

And, contrary to late night monologues about New York City drivers, aggressive driving is no joke. Any insightful personal injury attorney will tell you, aggressive behavior behind the wheel leads to accidents. The National

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The Facts about Truck Accidents and Driver Fatigue

Driving and fatigue can be a deadly combination. For most people, this is simply a fact to bear in mind and avoid when possible. But for many truck drivers, who are expected to drive for consecutive hours on a daily basis, fatigue is nearly unavoidable. Unfortunately, tired motorists do not only put themselves at risk, but also everyone around them. … Read the rest

The Dangers Posed by Jackknife Truck Accidents

All auto accidents need to be taken very seriously. Victims of auto accidents may experience lasting injuries. Some injuries, such as those that affect the spine, and affect an accident victim’s ability to perform their normal job duties or even do basic tasks. In such cases, it is important to consider meeting with a legal representative to hold the negligent … Read the rest

How Safe Are You? – Defective Seat Belts and Airbags

When you get in the car, you probably assume that any dangers you might face are out on the road. You wouldn’t think that the most risky aspect of your travels could be right there in your own vehicle. Unfortunately, defective seat belts and airbags can pose a huge danger to you and your family, and in some cases, they … Read the rest

How to Select a Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Long Island motorcycle accident lawyerWaging a motorcycle accident lawsuit can be a complex process. In many cases, the circumstances of the accident are not clear, and it can be difficult to determine who was primarily responsible for the incident. For this reason, it is essential that you hire an excellent motorcycle accident attorney to represent your case. Though it can be tempting to choose … Read the rest

Motorcycle Accidents and Dangerous Road Conditions

Long Island motorcycle accident attorneyWhen it comes to serious auto accidents, it’s important that all injured parties seek legal assistance. This is particularly the case when another motorist’s negligence is the cause of a motor vehicle collision. What many people do not consider is that motor vehicle collisions can be caused by parties that are not motorists on the road and that those parties … Read the rest